GPEC Leaders, Industry Leaders

GPEC is led by 70 board directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the region’s economy. Our economic development council’s current members include:

Executive Committee

 

CHAIRMAN
James Lundy
President & CEO
Alliance Bank of Arizona
VICE CHAIRMAN
Don Smith
President and CEO 
CopperPoint Mutual
VICE CHAIRMAN

Chris Zaharis
Executive Vice President
Empire Southwest

SECRETARY
Tammy McLeod
Vice President and
Chief Customer Officer
Arizona Public Service Company
TREASURER
R. Neil Irwin
Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
William Pepicello, Ph.D.
President
University of Phoenix
PRESIDENT and CEO
Barry Broome
Greater Phoenix Economic     
Council
Sharon Harper
President and CEO
The Plaza Companies
Hyman Sukiennik
Vice President
Cox Communications
Richard C. Adkerson
President and CEO
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D.
President,
University of Arizona
Gerrit van Huisstede
Regional President Desert Mountain Region
Wells Fargo
Jason Bagley
Government Affairs Manager
Intel
Don Kile
President,
Master Planned Communities
The Ellman Csompanies
Andy Warren
President
Maracay Homes
Ron Butler
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Karrin Kunasek Taylor
Executive Vice President and
Chief Entitlements Officer
DMB Associates, Inc.
Richard B. West, III
President
Carefree Partners
Brian Campbell
Attorney
Campbell & Mahoney, Chartered
Paul Luna
President and CEO
Helios Education Foundation
Duane Woods
Senior Vice President
Waste Management
Michael Crow, Ph.D.
President
Arizona State University

Rich Marchant
Vice President,Global Operations
Crescent Crown Distributing

John Zidich
Publisher & President
The Arizona Republic
Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Midwestern University
David Rousseau
President
Salt River Project
 
Derrick Hall
President and CEO
Arizona Diamondbacks

Joseph Stewart
Chairman and CEO
JPMorgan Chase Arizon

 

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